We had the good fortune of connecting with William Long and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi William, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
To be able to create something out of nothing and to be myself while doing it. It’s a feeling of joy and accomplishment. knowing the videos I make for healing myself in the process to becoming a better me can help others be a stronger them. To me that’s the reason why I chose this creative career.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I started off recording my family not knowing this was something I would come to love. To create something out of nothing. Then came the negativity, comparing and putting myself down that my quality wasn’t good enough. Me letting my inner thoughts take control over me. With everything going on in my life,this was just another negative thought in my head stopping me from the blessings in my life. When your already down on the ground, theirs no where else you can go but up. But what’s stopping me from fighting. I realized it’s easy to give up but hard to face your demons and fight. Their where people who depended on me and my whole life I gave up easily and nothing worked for me. Thats when I decided “why not do something different and fight back”. To be able to change I had to decide to change. That’s when I started my brand to remind myself why I started and to not give up on myself and to keep fighting.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If my best friend came in town I would rent an air bnb at big Bear or by the beach. Chill vibes where you can relax and enjoy the air or view. The sounds of the waves or the peaceful sounds of the wind blowing in the trees. To be able to wake up next to the beach or the mountains with a cup of coffee in your hand. I’ll take him on a cruise on a boat or a bike ride enjoying life.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
The person that been with me through thick and thin is my wife. Someone who saw something inside me that no one else did ,not even myself. She made me see the real man that was inside me and what I could become. She thought me how to see the glass half full and not half empty. The fight she has inside her gives me motivation to never quit and to keep fighting.